- Tue, Nov 14, 2017 12:00 PM
#08-01, 80 Robinson Road
Latitude: 1.28025, Longitude: 103.849
SuperCharger and CFTE invite you to a relaxing evening of networking and drinks at Lattice 80, the world's largest FinTech hub. The event will kick off with a presentation on Asia's FinTech ecosystem, followed by an overview of SuperCharger's Hong Kong 2018 acceleration program, and ending with advice for scaling a FinTech business in Asia from successful SuperCharger alumni. SuperCharger's Founder (Janos Barberis) and Managing Director (Veronika Kuznetsova) will be joined by: Bambu Founder & CEO, Ned Philips (SuperCharger 2017 Hong Kong alumni) Funding Societies Director, Vikas Jain (SuperCharger 2016 Hong Kong alumni) FinChat Co-founder, Bill Eng (SuperCharger 2017 Hong Kong alumni) Come join us and find out how to scale a FinTech start-ups successfully into Asia! [Agenda] [5:30 - 6:00pm] Registration and Networking [6:00 - 6:15] The state of Asia's FinTech ecosystem [6:15 - 6:30] SuperCharger Hong Kong 2018 overview [6:30 - 7:00] Alumni panel discussion This will be followed by CFTE's event: The Future of Finance (register here). The co-founders of CFTE (Tram Anh Nguyen and Huy Ngyen Trieu) will discuss how to bridge traditional finance to digital finance, and how to acquire the skills of finance 2.0 Speakers: Janos Barberis (SuperCharger - Founder) An expert in understanding the regulatory implications brought on by the development of FinTech, he co-authored several academic papers that now accounts for 1/3 of all global downloads. He co-founded the Fintech Book by crowd-sourcing expert insights, the book sold in 100+ countries and has now expanded into a series of three additional publications including The RegTech Book. Janos sits on the FinTech advisory board of the Securities & Futures Commission in Hong Kong and was recognized as a “Top-35 Global FinTech leader” by Institutional Investor Magazine. Veronika Kuznetsova (SuperCharger - Managing Director) Specializing in business strategy, digital transformation and wealth management, she has over 8 years experience of working in the finance industry across Europe, US and Asia, mainly in global and regional roles within digital product management for private & retail banking, business consulting and risk management. An independent trader and investor herself, she was recently driving the in-house build of digital brokerage products for HSBC, before joining SuperCharger to run the leading FinTech accelerator in Asia. Ned Philips (Bambu - Founder & CEO) Bambu is a B2B robo-advisor software firm based in Singapore that offers digital wealth services to all companies looking to tap into the rapid change of financial technology. Bambu has partnered with world leading companies such as Thomson Reuters to create a cutting-edge Robo Advisory service that is scalable and usable by our customers. Their recent achievements include securing strategic investment from Franklin Templeton and Wavemakers, winning Best of Show at Finovate Asia 2017, and selected as a finalist for Alibaba's Jumpstarter 2017. Vikas Jain (Funding Societies - Director) A Sequoia-backed company, Funding Societies is Singapore's best online marketplace for connecting quality borrowers and investors. They improve the banking system to make credit availability better and enable fulfilment in investing. Their lean operations enable them to outpace their peers and pass on savings to borrowers while allowing investors to maximise their funds deployed on their platform. Bill Eng (FinChat - Co-Founder) FinChat offers a spectrum of compliance monitoring & archiving tools for messaging in regulated industries, for instance, financial institutions. This allows employees to engage clients through client’s favorite messaging apps (WhatsApp™, WeChat™, LINE™, FB messenger™, Skype™ and more) while staying audit-compliant, secure and mobile. Their recent achievement includes securing a partnership with UBS Wealth Management.